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VR 1 – Virtual Experience Cafe Bangkok [review]

The other day I had the chance to visit Bangkok’s first Virtual Experience Cafe VR 1 Thonglor while also taking one of my Uni classes on a field trip there. Here’s a short recap: Lots. Of. Fun. Want more? Ok, read below! What is VR 1 Thonglor? VR 1 Thonglor is a “Virtual Experience Cafe”. What does that mean though? It’s a place where you can play VR games as well has hang out, chill, have some food, drink some coffee, relax with friends or even play some board games….

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Featured Interview 

Hooked on fitness – Interview with Lotta Lemon

Ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, children of all ages! My-Thai.org is proud to bring to you another unique, fun, and active interview. This time I am joined by a local fitness enthusiast / model / awesome person who is training for the upcoming Spartan Race. If you’re not too intimidated now, give it up and enjoy the interview with Lotta Lemon! Thanks again for joining! I always start with a similar question to my interview guests: How do you introduce yourself to the people who don’t know who you are (yet)? Thanks…

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just like john cena you can't see press freedom in thailand Living TIT 

TIT – Bloggers and Social Media celebrities will soon have to wear badge

Thailand seems to be a huge professional wrestling fan as it gives the country’s press freedom the John Cena treatment. You can’t see it. As my-thai.org heard from reliable sources, Social Media users (bloggers, ‘net idols’) in Thailand who are not in possession of a journalism license, but insist on writing or broadcasting about political issues, will soon have to wear yellow badges on their arms in order to identify themselves to the public and government officers. This goes hand in hand with the introduced bill that will require journalists…

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Living 

6 things to consider when celebrating Songkran

Woohooo. It’s Songkran season! Songkran is the Thai New Year and, since it is the most important festival of the year, it comes with 3 official public holidays (and more private holidays) in tow. Everybody loves Songkran and everybody knows it. Ask people what they think or know about Songkran, and not matter whether it is a foreigner or Thai, they will probably say: Water, Party, Holidays (hopefully followed by ‘Family Time’ or something nice like that). Songkran parties can be found literally everywhere. On the streets, temples, in front…

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Living 

Hipsterize BKK

Biggie Biggie Biggie can’t you see Bangkok is becoming hipsterizeeeee (d). Shut up, I’m proud of that intro. I think we can all agree that Bangkok has its fair share of hipster spots. As it should have with all the hipsters living here. The other day at the immigration I felt like I’m in an episode of Silicon Valley. But there’s a reason for that, obviously. Bangkok is awesome for hipsters and, in contrary to Chiang Mai, actually provides you with something else to do than just being a cool digital…

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Attractive Asian Jurisdictions for Extending your Thai Business

Thailand’s proximity to Singapore and Hong Kong makes it easier for Thai businessmen and companies expanding their businesses outside the country. The fact that Singapore and Hong Kong are similar in many ways from a business point of view makes both small countries equally attractive jurisdictions for expanding a Thai business. Below we will analyze the possibilities Thai investors have when opening a company in Singapore or Hong Kong and how to choose the appropriate business forms these countries offer. Singapore opened most industries to Thai investors Thai businessmen and…

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My Thai 2014 – recap

End of the year. Time flew by once again. Here’s the yearly recap about what happened in 2014 here in Thailand, what stuck to mind and what deserves a final mention. All completely personal of course. Thailand 2014 – The Bad Let’s start with one of the most annoying experiences this year. Back in January my stuff got stolen which, obviously, sucked a lot. Obviously you can argue that it wasn’t smart of me to leave my bag next to the soccer pitch while going running but heck, that’s what you…

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